Broadcast News Archive for April, 2008
21/04/2008 XL Video Celebrates Ten Years Of Westlife
XL Video supplied video equipment and crew for Westlife's 'Back Home' tour, celebrating ten years as a pop phenomenon. The live show - one of the most dynamic and visually exciting of their careers s

21/04/2008 ZTE Licenses SPIRIT's Voice Solution for HD Video Conferencing
SPIRIT DSP, a leading provider of voice and video software engines, have announced that ZTE Corporation, a leading provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, has licensed SPIRIT's

18/04/2008 Autoscript Announces Management Changes
Autoscript, a leading teleprompting company, has announced changes to its management team that sees Brian Larter assume responsibility for the company's worldwide operations. Larter, previously the M

18/04/2008 Clear-Com To Provide Intercom Systems For CCTV's Olympics Broadcast
Clear-Com Communication Systems have announced that CCTV, China's national broadcaster, has selected the company to provide an intercom network that will eventually span its entire broadcast operation

18/04/2008 EPIC To Become One Of Europe's Most Advanced HD TV Studio Centres
EPIC, the East of England Production Innovation Centre at Norwich, is to set to become one of the UK's most advanced HD production centres, thanks to £1.5 million funding from the East of England Deve

18/04/2008 NBDtv/DCD Media Secures Raft Of Sales At MIPTV
Leading UK independent distributor NBDtv/DCD Media has announced a raft of MIPTV sales for series six (22x60') of September Films' hit series 'Bridezillas'. 'Bridezillas', which follows brides-to-be

18/04/2008 New Irish Film Productions Given Green Light
Irish film production is expected to fear up a notch over the next few months, with a number of films green-lit to go into production this month. Colin Farrell ('In Bruges') is set to star in 'Triage

18/04/2008 New Stability For TV One Rackmount Units
TV One has announced the arrival of the new RM-110 long-armed rack kit. Produced due to customer demand, it is designed to give extra support of their 19-inch rack units when installing them into a

18/04/2008 Orad Takes Virtual Studio Photorealism To The Next Level
Orad Hi-Tec Systems Limited, a leading provider of 3D real time graphic solutions announced the new version of its ProSet virtual studio system, which allows the insertion of semi transparent objects

18/04/2008 Second Series Of 'OutNumbered' For BBC Two
Filming has begun on a second series of 'Outnumbered', the comedy from Hat Trick Productions for BBC Two, which captures family life in a way not seen before at all its most deliciously chaotic. The

18/04/2008 Sonic And Sony Power BD-Live Solutions For Hollywood
Sonic Solutions, the leader in digital media software, has announced that it is collaborating with Sony to enhance the BD-Live creation features of the Scenarist BD authoring platform. The new capabil

18/04/2008 WBRZ-TV Invests In Ross' Vision Quattro And OpenGear
WBRZ-TV has invested in Ross' newest switcher platform with the purchase of a Vision Quattro 3.5 Multi-Definition Video Production Switcher, along with Ross openGear terminal equipment, to equip their

17/04/2008 Arqiva Roll-Out International High Definition Platform
Arqiva have announced that it will implement a new High Definition (HD) video platform to provide complete turn-around services for Occasional Use broadcast customers. Arqiva is one of the first bro

17/04/2008 Cumbria's Irton Hall 'To Become A Film Location'
The historic Irton Hall in Cumbria has been sold in a £1.5 million deal. It is hoped that the new deal will create new jobs and revive the hall's fortunes as a leading UK holiday destination, as well

17/04/2008 Harris Corporation Launches Apex Multimedia Exciter At NAB
Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, have introduced the world's first Mobile Pedestrian Handheld (MPH) ready digital exciter, the Apex M2X, at the 2

17/04/2008 Pro-Bel And Miranda Integrate Router And Multiviewer
Pro-Bel and Miranda Technologies have announced a partnership that sees the integration of products from the two companies' range, providing greater speed of deployment and an enhanced technological r

17/04/2008 September Films To Produce Documentary For Channel 4
Following the ratings success this year of 'Half-ton Mum' and DCD Media-owned September Films' 'I Am The Elephant Man', Channel 4 has commissioned the indie to produce 'The Baby With Two Faces' (1x60'

17/04/2008 Tern Explores 'Britannia' With Nick Crane For BBC Two
Tern Television has been commissioned to produce 'Nick Crane's Britannia', a 3x60 minute documentary series for BBC Two. The series will be made by the same team behind last year's highly successful

17/04/2008 Thecopyroom Announces Special CD Offer
Thecopyroom has announced that it is offering 1,000 CDs in card wallets for £475. Founded in 2004, thecopyroom specialises in CD/DVD replication and duplication, mastering and vinyl cutting. By stri

17/04/2008 Velocix Adds Support for Adobe Flash Media Server 3
Velocix, a leading Digital Asset Delivery Network, has announced support of Adobe Flash Media Server 3 though the Flash Video Streaming Service programme. Adobe Flash Media Server 3 is now deployed t

17/04/2008 Wohler Launches New Touch-Comm Multiviewer
The result of a strategic business partnership between Wohler Technologies Inc. and Intracom Systems LLC, Touch-Comm represents the latest product from the Touch-it line. Touch-Comm consists of two t

17/04/2008 Wohler Launches Touch-it Digital Multichannel Video Monitor And Controller
PANORAMAdtv, the video products division of Wohler Technologies Inc., has announced the release of the Touch-it Digital multichannel video monitor and controller. This latest addition to the award-wi

16/04/2008 2002 Studios Expand Their Toolset
Having previously provided original music, sound design and multilingual voice tracks on promotional films and multimedia for a range of blue chip companies, 2002 Studios have recently expanded their

16/04/2008 Arqiva And ST-GE Deliver MPEG-4 HD Platform To Asia Pacific
Arqiva's Satellite Media Solutions division has announced that it is joining forces with SAT-GE, a subsidiary of General Electric, to provide an Asia Pacific satellite-based High Definition (HD) video

16/04/2008 MultiDyne Launches HD-3000 3Gb/s Fiber Optic Transport Link
MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems, a leading provider of Fiber Optics for the transport of video and audio for broadcast and Pro A/V applications, has announced that its new HD-3000 3Gb/s fiber op